Fall: What to Wear According to Your Zodiac Sign

Article by Jaleesa Elliott Astrology is having a major impact in fashion. From Dior’s to J. Crew’s zodiac collections, everyone seems to be asking, “What’s your sign?” Whether you’re as difficult as a Gemini, or as sensitive as a Pisces, here are some tips in incorporating fashion into your zodiac. ♈Aries (March 21 - April…

Transgender Models in Fashion

Article by Meagan Wilson In the last 10 years, conversations around gender and sexuality have made a steady and positive change. Once, radical ideas, like gender fluidity, sex reassignment and non-binarism, are now generally seen to be common knowledge, and the amount of public figures identifying as trans or nonbinary have increased. Television shows, movies…

B’town Drag Queens: Beeka Lovelace-Perón

A series by Abe Plaut Beeka Lovelace-Perón (@beeka_lovelace) Beeka Lovelace-Perón is also a part of the House of Perón here in Bloomington. Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Beeka first came to Bloomington for school. Her start into drag was somewhat unconventional compared to the other queens. Salem Massacre, a Michigan based drag queen, is almost…

B’town Drag Queens: Juniper Perón

A series by Abe Plaut Juniper Perón (@juniperperon) Juniper Perón is no stranger to Bloomington, having grown up in B’town herself and performing since 2017 after being adopted into the House of Perón. Her last name Perón shows that she is part of a legacy of drag queens in Bloomington. The House of Perón is…

B’town Drag Queens: Ima Wreck

A series by Abe Plaut Ima Wreck (@imawreckeverybody) Indiana native and IU junior Kade Padgett, also known as Ima Wreck, is gender fluid and comfortable being referred to with any gender pronouns. Padgett first began their journey into drag as a Halloween queen. “There’s actually a joke in the drag community about Halloween queens,” Ima…

B’town Drag Queens: Merle

A series by Abe Plaut Merle (@m._merle) IU senior Chase Duncan identifies as a cisgender homosexual man. In drag, he is known by the name Merle and uses feminine pronouns instead. This is the norm in drag circles. While anyone can be a drag queen regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation, the majority identify…